Monday, May 6, 2013

DIY: growing (easy) spring onions

Lets grow food together (and save money)! Since spring is finally 
here in Holland, everything is growing and blooming in the yard! 
Even my windowsills is full of life: I'm growing my own spring 
onions! How cool is that? My friend showed me how easy it 
was and it really triggered myself to try it out.

Within the shortest times I saw the first difference because it grew!
I felt really happy that it didn't die on me and really motivated me
to continue this. Meanwhile I added the following vegetables
on the windowsill: zucchini & peppers! I can't wait to harvest
these baby's and to eat it!

Have you ever ever grown vegetables? What are you
favorite vegetables (mine: pak choi, Brussels sprouts, eggplant)

 Tools : a cup & water  STEPS: 1. Pour 1/2 water in the cup. 2. Cut 5cm from the root. 3. Place the root heads in the water and done! CARE: place it in a light area and daily watering!


40 comments :

  1. i like pak choi and eggplant as well! :)
    i also like choi sum(?)

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  2. Wow, I really love growing plants as well, but they always seem to die on me! Good job on keeping these onions alive! :D

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  3. OMG. this is so easy even I can do it! I am going to try this. And now you've added zucchini and peppers?! You're too good. I've never grown any vegetables or fruits before, except my parents do have a pear tree in the backyard. I'm excited.

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  4. They really are so easy to grow! My friend taught me this trick last year and I was so happy to see that it worked. Happy Gardening!

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  5. Goodness gracious! It grew so fast :) I love it!
    We have everything in our backyard from eggplants, tomatoes, grapes, peaches, potatoes, and everything in between. We finally started growing cilantro.

    You should try to grow avocado, I heard its super easy!

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  6. I used to grow green onions like that, when I was little. I'm currently growing strawberries, peaches, rosemary, and basil. Rosemary grows very easily and tastes good with butter on bread, so I highly recommend it. ^^

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  7. That's pretty amazing! The thought of growing spring onions have never crossed my mind. They look adorable as well. Thanks for sharing (it's given me some idea & inspiration to do something similar!)

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  8. oh wow! I'll be sure to try this out at home! ^_^

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  9. Oh my gosh! I never thought this would be possible! How did you learn about growing them like this? :)

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  10. omg!! looks so pretty, i wanna try this out too C: xx

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  11. Gorgeous blog! xoxo

    http://thepersephonecomplex.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. my boyfriend is into growing things in our garden too :D he's going with lettuce, peppers and even a lemon tree!

    Nadia from The Life In A Year

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  13. now that reminds me on my father's plant he recently platend
    outside now we get to have some fresh tomatoes and chillies there

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  14. great job on growing the spring onions! so big now! :)

    Metallic Paws

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  15. That's great and it looks so cute too! I recently cleared a lot of space on my windowsill and I want to start having plants there, I think now that I saw this post I might turn it into a mini-garden and grow my own things :D

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  16. Yess! I love growing vegetables in pots. I've tried growing onions, pechays, tomatoes and herbs like basil. :D

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  17. That is amazing! We're also growing scallions and lettuce!

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  18. omg im totally doing this!! :D ahhh this is so cool :D

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  19. They're sooo cute. I grow capsicums and after I picked it, kept it in the freezer, I saw its color changed. I guess you can try this at home too :) Anyway thanks for the DIY tips.

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  20. thats so awesome!! lol i think i'll take my spring onions from my fridge to do this. not sure if mine have roots on them though?? o.O I cant remember if the store cut them off or not.. hmm... anyways, thanks for the post! you are always inspring me to do things :)

    xoxo Sarah
    www.xliciousgirl.com

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  21. This what i call fab DIY!!!
    Sure gonna try grow mine too, thanks for sharing....

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  22. interesting! and it also looks cute :)
    thanks for sharing

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  23. Thanks for your sweet words on my last post, they brightened my day!
    So cool, I usually only eat the upper half anyways...

    Hope you have a fantastic day,
    -Kati

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  24. Oh, I love spring onions! Here there is a sandwich - that I love: spring onions and cheese! So nice to grow vegetables!
    Thank you so much for your lovely visit! I hope we see each other more times! :) Your blog is so sweet!

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  25. Wat leuk zeg!

    Moet ik ook eens gaan doen, is veel lekkerder en leuker dan iets kopen in de supermarkt.



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  26. Thank your so much for your sweet comment, i always like to read it :)
    Nice post, it is so interesting!!
    Come back and tell me what do you think at;
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  27. oh, I completely forgot of this way growing spring onions. My mam always did it like that. Thank you for reminding me I will do it as well.

    xoxo Ra

    http://ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie

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  28. That is so great! thanks for sharing! I'm going to move in with my fiance in a couple of months and he has a pretty big yard! I can not wait to start growing some veggies :)
    thanks for your lovely comment! Lets follow each other in bloglovin to keep in contact!
    XOXO

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  29. Fabo! It looks cute. I remembered we tried growing bean sprouts back when I was still in Elementary. It was fun! I'm not sure if I can try it again, not with this season I guess because it's just so hot here in the PH. I don't think it will survive. :( Anyway, Congrats with your Spring Onion. Have a great day!!!

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  30. Oh wow! I could do this, thanks for sharing :)

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  31. Leuke DIY! Grappig om te zien hoe ze groeien, en ze zien er ook nog eens leuk en fris uit :)

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  32. i really love this idea! usually I just go to my mom's backyard...she has tons of things growing!

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  33. A very great idea! Your photos of them are beautiful

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  34. I am such a bad gardener, but I think I could even try to attempt these & not mess it up!

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  35. omg, these grow so fast!! Sounds stupid but I had no idea you could just regrow spring onions by sticking the bulbs in water. I always just threw those out ><

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  36. Oh I wish I could grow a garden. I'm hoping to get some hands on tips soon. I tried an herb garden and I believe the neighborhood cat ate it!

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  37. I use to do this but I got really lazy and they all eventually died.. but it's great! Free green onions forever ^^

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  38. I would really love to grow and tend to plants. But unfortunately, I don’t have the talent nor do I have a green thumb to luckily grow any plant at all. Good for you! They look healthy anyway. I’m sure they’d grow much healthier next week. Good luck on your project! Ciao!

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